2011 Global Franchise Rankings

Displaying 1 - 50 of 193
Rank
Franchise
Startup Costs
1
Hampton Hotels
Midprice hotels
$4M - 14M
2
ampm
Convenience stores and gas stations
$397K - 8M
3
McDonald's
Burgers, chicken, salads, beverages
$1M - 2M
4
Supercuts
Hair salon
$114K - 234K
5
Days Inn
Hotels
$199K - 7M
6
Vanguard Cleaning Systems
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 36K
7
Subway
Subs, salads
$117K - 263K
8
Denny's Inc.
Family restaurant
$1M - 3M
9
Jan-Pro Franchising Int'l. Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 51K
10
Hardee's
Burgers, chicken, biscuits
$1M - 2M
11
Pizza Hut Inc.
Pizza, pasta, wings
$297K - 2M
12
Kumon Math & Reading Centers
Supplemental education
$72K - 149K
13
Dunkin' Donuts
Coffee, doughnuts, baked goods
$216K - 2M
14
KFC Corp.
Chicken
$1M - 3M
15
Jazzercise Inc.
Dance-fitness classes, conventions, apparel and accessories
$4K - 76K
16
Anytime Fitness
Fitness center
$79K - 371K
17
Matco Tools
Mechanics' tools and equipment
$94K - 249K
18
Stratus Building Solutions
Commercial cleaning
$3K - 58K
19
Liberty Tax Service
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$58K - 72K
20
Circle K
Convenience stores
$211K - 2M
21
Papa John's Int'l. Inc.
Pizza
$130K - 644K
22
Snap-on Tools
Professional tools and equipment
$153K - 319K
23
CleanNet USA Inc.
Commercial cleaning
$10K - 98K
24
Aaron's
Furniture, electronics, computer and appliance leasing and sales
$276K - 783K
25
H&R Block
Tax preparation, electronic filing
$32K - 149K
26
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Hotels
$7M - 94M
27
Great Clips
Hair salon
$114K - 216K
28
Jiffy Lube Int'l. Inc.
Oil changes
$221K - 400K
29
Ace Hardware Corp.
Hardware and home-improvement store
$750K - 1M
30
Papa Murphy's
Take-and-bake pizza
$226K - 414K
31
Snap Fitness Inc.
24-hour fitness center
$107K - 258K
32
Dairy Queen
Ice cream, burgers, chicken
$362K - 2M
33
Baskin-Robbins
Ice cream, frozen yogurt, frozen beverages
$103K - 389K
34
Bonus Building Care
Commercial cleaning
$9K - 42K
35
The Maids
Residential cleaning
$97K - 124K
36
Midas Int'l. Corp.
Auto repair and maintenance
$203K - 425K
37
GNC Franchising
Vitamins and nutrition products
$168K - 295K
38
ServiceMaster Clean
Commercial/residential cleaning, disaster restoration
$50K - 181K
39
Merry Maids
Residential cleaning
$60K - 88K
40
Super 8
Hotels
$176K - 4M
41
Carl's Jr. Restaurants
Burgers
$1M - 2M
42
Auntie Anne's Hand-Rolled Soft Pretzels
Soft pretzels
$195K - 368K
43
Edible Arrangements Int'l. LLC
Sculpted fresh fruit bouquets
$157K - 277K
44
Fantastic Sams Hair Salons
Family hair salon
$136K - 246K
46
Sylvan Learning
Supplemental education
$151K - 267K
47
Cold Stone Creamery
Ice cream, sorbet
$277K - 464K
48
Meineke Car Care Centers
Auto repair and maintenance
$173K - 452K
49
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Carpet, drapery and upholstery cleaning; tile and stone care
$40K - 140K
51
CruiseOne
Travel agency
$5K - 26K
52
Home Instead Senior Care
Nonmedical senior care
$99K - 115K
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